Mysore/Mysuru: There has been a sudden spike in the number of COVID-19 positive cases in Mysuru with seven cases being reported in a single day today. All the positive patients have been put under isolation in K.R. Hospital for observation and treatment.
As per the media bulletin released by Karnataka Health Department, the number of positive cases in Mysuru has touched 28 and seven cases have been reported within a span of 24 hours.
The latest update says, P134, a 38-year-old male has travel history of Delhi, P135, 19-year-old male and P-136, 39-year-old male too has a travel history of Delhi. Detailed investigation are on with P137, a 39-year-old male and P139, a 40-year-old male while P138, a 54-year-old male has a travel history of Delhi. 34-year-old male P140 is the contact with P109.
Mysuru Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G. Sankar has stated in a media briefing that two of the positive cases (P139 and P140) are related to Jubilant Generics in Nanjangud and they are contacts of P52 and p78.
P134 to P138 are people who went to Delhi and came back in January. They have been in Mysuru till mid-March, and from Mar. 13 to Mar. 30, they have been in Mandya district. On Mar. 30, they were taken into quarantine and tested. They have tested positive. These five people did not participate in the Nizamuddin Markaz in New Delhi and all five are the residents of Delhi, and not Mysuru, the DC clarified.
While Bengaluru Urban reported 55 positives 9 discharged, 45 active cases and one deaths, Mysuru comes second in the State with 28 positive cases with all of them being treated as active cases. Dakshina Kannada is in third position with 12 positive cases with all of them being treated as active cases. The total number of positive cases in Karnataka has touched 144 with 129 active cases.